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Americans are Right to Worry about Insurance Quality
Of all their concerns about healthcare, Americans are most worried about whether they can afford their insurance. That's the key finding from a new Morning Consult survey of over 20,000 people. It'...
Dec 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Christmas 2016 – an Anniversary and New Beginning
Christmas has always been a special season filled with excitement, and anticipation, and wonder.   Christ is coming!  A new born and with Him, a new hope, a new day, a new time.  Christmas is the u...
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When Might Opening a Joint Bank Account Make Sense?
  When Might Opening a Joint Bank Account Make Sense? By Nathaniel Sillin Did you recently get married, move in with a new roommate, see a child off to college or start managing a relative's financ...
Dec 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Analysis: Austin, Texas, and Washington, D.C., literally out of sync
 Todd Wiseman/The Texas Tribune Analysis: Austin, Texas, and Washington, D.C., literally out of sync by  Ross Ramsey Dec. 5, 2016 Changes in federal policy during the coming Trump administration co...
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Red Wine is Fine – maybe
  Over the last several years there has been an abundance of evidence that drinking a little bit of red wine can actually have several possible health benefits. So let’s all break out that cork scr...
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Electoral College debated
The debate has started again as to whether the US Constitution should be amended in order to change the presidential election process. Some promote eliminating the Electoral College in favor of a d...
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Tiger By the Tail
by JIM "PAPPY" MOORE
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
  Texas is unique. We all know it. But this will shock you. There are more tigers living in the State of Texas than there are tigers living in the wild in the entire world. That's right. We have mo...
TIPS FOR PET OWNERS REGARDING COLD WEATHER AND THE HOLIDAY SEASON
Dec 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
  With the arrival of the winter months and holiday season, there are additional health hazards that are of concern for animals; some are potentially fatal. A few of these health risks could be bro...
Red Letters
by STEVE ELLISON
Dec 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
      Red Letters Pastor Steve Ellison   Long before “Red Letter Christianity” became a catch-phrase or a movement, I was uncomfortable with the concept of having some words of the Bible in a diffe...
Your Customers are Putting their Money Where their Hearts Are
Dec 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Your Customers are Putting their Money Where their Hearts Are According to a recent Nielsen survey, 55 percent of online consumers around the world surveyed said they would pay more for products an...
No let up from main stream “news” – advertisers are the key
by MARK VOGL
Dec 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
  An election can change who sits in the White House, or who controls Congress, but the news media of America are like college professors…they are tenured.  But are they? One has to wonder what hap...
Porch Pirate Incidents Expected to Increase this Holiday Season
Dec 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
They may not walk around with a parrot on their shoulder, say “aargh!” or sail a ship, but they do walk around snatching packages off doorsteps. Porch Pirates are increasingly becoming a problem, a...
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Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad speaks to members of the media in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST):


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A woman checks her smartphone outside a department store with a window dedicated to Giacomo Puccini's opera Madama Butterfly, in Milan, Italy, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016. Principal conductor Riccardo Chailly revives Puccini's original version of ''Madama Butterfly'' for the season-opener of La Scala, where it will be performed for the first time since its hotly contested world debut 112 years ago. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)MILAN (AP) — Principal conductor Riccardo Chailly is reviving Puccini's original version of "Madama Butterfly" for the gala season opening Wednesday of La Scala, where it will be performed for the first time since its hotly contested world debut 112 years ago.


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